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Famous quotes containing the word meredith:

    Love that so desires would fain keep her changeless;
    Fain would fling the net, and fain have her free.
    —George Meredith (1828–1909)

    Darker grows the valley, more and more forgetting:
    So were it with me if forgetting could be willed.
    Tell the grassy hollow that holds the bubbling well-spring
    Tell it to forget the source that keeps it filled.
    —George Meredith (1828–1909)

    Mark where the pressing wind shoots javelin-like
    Its skeleton shadow on the broad-backed wave!
    Here is a fitting spot to dig Love’s grave;
    —George Meredith (1828–1909)